Myth #2 -- The standard model of perimeter security protects the enterprise
In one sense, this is one of those myths that most practitioners already know to be false. Wherever you look (practitioners working at large enterprises, activists like the New School gang or the Jericho crew, or nearly any security blog) it’s not hard to see consistent criticism of the current working model for security. What's strange is that, in the face of this rough consensus of the failure of the standard model, why is there so little progress addressing the alarming acceleration of publicly reported breaches?
What we see
From our perspective, there’s pretty stark evidence that backs up the claim that the standard model is broken. With...